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Graduate Student Conference March 2010
Battle Road Trail
Experimental Rose Museum Cell Phone Tour
Foreign Language Tour Event at the Rose
Learning through the Rose Art Museum
Anthropology Must Reads?
Guggenheim project trip to NYC
GBAC: Anthropology & Social Media
Photographs of the Disappeared
"I Sent my Message" exhibition
Should robots wear clothes?
(Slave Trade Memorial)
Classes during "Quarantine"
Rose Art Museum Collections
Nantucket African-American History Project
Chinese Cultural Studies
Obbini Tumbao Residency
Red Thread: Kumi Korf
William Gibson & Cultural Critique
Estate Sales as Cultural Practice
Art Law Forum
Waterfall Projection: My Hands Were Busy
Exhibition: History of the Rose Art Museum
Slavery and Universities
Practicing Place at Brandeis
Arresting Moments: Wonder and the Pedagogy of the Imagination
Saturn Dreaming of Mercury
Wearing our Culture project
(Waltham Family School)
Rose Museum Symposium
Rose Art Museum Crisis
Clothing and Children's Literature
New Media Space
Rose Museum Sit-in, 1/29/09
(Broadcast on YouTube)
Art and Human Rights
(Conversations on YouTube!!)
Art, Representation and Evolution
(Broadcast on YouTube)
Rose Museum Town Meeting
Graduate Student Conference March 2009
Sudanese Refugee Art Exhibition
Webisodes: Unpacking Ads
Jonglei State Cultural Production Center
Virtual Tel Aviv
South Sudan Women Project
Campaign 2008 Ads
"Making Culture" eSpaces
What is culture?
Japan: Gender Images
Prospect Hill Terrace
Rory Stewart's "The Places in Between"
Shubha Mudgal Residency
(Oct. 15-18, 2008)
"Beyond Witnessing" Series
Malek Village Reconstruction Project
Manitonquat visit (
April 9, 2008)
Mariyo Yagi Lecture
(March 26, 2008)
(Feb 14. 2008)
Pedagogy of the Imagination
Transitional Phenomena Working Group
Global Theory Group
Trauma: Theory and Experience course
Brandeis Website Discussion
Visualizing Science symposium
Mirrors of Science
Sexualities in Asia
Gender, Justice and Storytelling Workshop
Waltham Community Archives
Japan Studies Group
Japan Studies colloquium series
Intercultural Residency Series
MusicUnitesUs Lesson Plan Forum
African-American Bike Network
Community History Projects
Readings of Interest
Museums and Exhibitions
Surveillance and Privacy
Architecture and Memorial comments
HIV/AIDS and Cultural Form
Music and Concert Comments
Theater and Drama Comments
Culture, Digital Technology and the Internet
Cultural Production courses
Asian and Asian Diaspora Studies
Education and Cultural Production
Official Cultural Production website
The Guggenheim Project
(Graduate student and faculty trip to New York City. We will meet in the Guggenheim Museum on Sunday, January 31 at 1:00 p.m.)
An Interactive Art Tour, co-sponsored by the Cultural Production Program,
Master of Arts in Teaching/Education program, and MA Program in Philosophy.
Led by Andreas Teuber of the Philosophy Department who also worked with
London-born, Berlin-based artist Tino Sehgal on his first U. S. project
at the Marion Goodman Gallery in New York: "This Situation" and is working
now again with Sehgal on this new major performance piece curated by the
Guggenheim Museum in celebration of the Guggenheim's 50th Anniversary.
TINO SEHGAL: January 29 - March 10, 2010
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128
Sehgal constructs situations with people that defy the traditional contexts
of museum and gallery environments, focusing on the fleeting gestures and
social subtleties that define lived experience rather than the material aspects
of conventional art making. His singular practice has been informed by his
studies in dance and economics, yielding ephemeral works that consist only
of the interactions among their participants and are not visually documented. Organized as part of the Guggenheim's 50th-anniversary celebrations, Sehgal's exhibition comprises a mise-en-scène that will occupy the entire Frank Lloyd Wright–designed rotunda. One facet of the artist’s practice, quasi-sculptural choreographed movement, will transform the ground floor of the rotunda into an arena for spectatorship. On the spiraling ramp, another aspect—direct verbal interaction between museum visitors and trained participants—will predominate. Sehgal's works expand the concept of what constitutes a contemporary art object, offering the viewer an immediate engagement with the realization of the work presented.
This exhibition is organized by Nancy Spector, Chief Curator of the Guggenheim, assisted by Nat Trotman, Associate Curator, and Katherine Brinson, Assistant Curator.
NEW YORK TIMES ART REVIEW: "In the Naked Museum: Talking, Thinking, Encountering"
THE NEW YORKER: Peter Schjeldahl: Critic’s Notebook, "Never-Ending Story"
NEW YORK MAGAZINE: Jerry Saltz: "How I Made an Artwork Cry"
Tino Sehgal: Complicating Art Law Issues
Buying a Kiss With An Oral Contract
Ceci N'est Pas Performance Art NEW YORK OBERSERVER
MAKING ART OUT OF AN ENCOUNTER" (New York Times, 2010)
Holland Cotter: "In the Naked Museum" (NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW)
"MAKING ART OUT OF AN ENCOUNTER" (New York Times Jan. 17, 2010)
PRIOR EXHIBITION AT THE MARIAN GOODMAN GALLERY IN NEW YORK
on which Andreas Teuber worked with Tino Sehgal in 2007-08.
PREVIEW: "You Can’t Hold It, but You Can Own It" THE NEW YORK TIMES (2007-08)
"Art can be defined, provocatively, as an intangible quantity that transforms
an ordinary object — a urinal, a soup can, an unmade bed — into something worth
many times more than its material value. Tino Sehgal seeks to isolate precisely
that intangible quantity. His art is completely immaterial; it can be bought
and sold without involving any objects whatsoever." - Anne Midgette, NY Times
NEW YORK TIMES REVEIW: Tino Sehgal, "This Situation," THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Space can be enlivened and filled with many things, including talk.
For proof, spend a little time in 'This Situation,' the brilliant,
challenging performance piece with which Tino Sehgal is making
his New York gallery debut." - Roberta Smith, NY Times (2007-08)
THE VILLAGE VOICE: "The Talking Lure: In his New York solo debut, global
art-world star Tino Sehgal welcomes you to his situation," (2007-08)
"There are no signs inside Marian Goodman's slightly labyrinthine
midtown space that point toward artist Tino Sehgal's current "exhibition."
This situation. There's no information about it at the front desk.
Nor is there any material on other unique, socially interactive works
that Sehgal has created. But if you wander down the hall to the back
of the gallery, you'll find yourself entering a large, empty room
where . . . " - Alan Gilbert
ICA LONDON: "This Success or This Failure" (2007)
This Success/This Failure ICA LONDON 2007
"Whether dancing museum guards, two people locked in a kiss, someone writhing
on the floor of an empty gallery, or a conversation with a child, Tino Sehgal's situation based pieces can be as enchanting as they are disorientating. For the final part of his trilogy of solo shows at the ICA, Sehgal will present his most recent work, a constantly changing piece, which in its inherent unpredictability
can either be titled This Success or This Failure."
"Well-versed in choreography, critical theory and economics, Tino Sehgal
creates rule-based situations that address the historical relationship
between art institutions and their visitors. His pieces eschew anything
that could traditionally be considered an artistic medium (as well as
visual documentation and reproduction, for that matter), thriving instead
on the contingencies of transient, interpersonal exchange. An ambulatory conversation in This Progress (2006); the entreaty for discussion in This
objective of that object (2004): Sehgal's are surprisingly affective
experiences, which illuminate many of our behavioural norms whilst offering
new modes of engagement. For his last in a trilogy of annual exhibitions
at the ICA, alternatively titled This Success or This Failure (2007), the London-born, Berlin-based artist relinquished the lower gallery to a group
of schoolchildren and invited them to spend each day playing without the aid
of objects. KF caught up with the artist to learn more."
PREVIEW: "This Success/This Failure" KULTURFLASH
"Mr. Sehgal, who lives in Berlin, creates what he calls “staged situations”: interactive experiences that may not even initially declare themselves as
works of art. Take “This Is New,” in which an attendant quotes a museum
goer a headline from that day’s papers: only the visitor’s response can
trigger an interaction that concludes with the work’s title being spoken.
Or “This Success/This Failure,” in which young children at play in an empty
room attempt to draw visitors into their games, and after a certain time
decide themselves whether the result has been a success or a failure."
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